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UK academics want to turn Wikipedia into official research tool


March 23rd, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): Students and academics at a world-leading London university have expressed their desire to turn Wikipedia into an official research tool.The newly formed Wikipedians at Imperial College said the ... Read more...

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Artificial cells to trap deadly viruses


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) Artificial "protocells" that can lure, entrap and inactivate a class of deadly human viruses have been designed by researchers.The technique offers a new research tool to ... Read more...

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How video games could make us better decision-makers


January 21st, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A new study from researchers at Queen's University Belfast has developed a prototype that could be used in computer games and turned into an e-learning or training tool ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian-origin scientist suggests use of CT scans for severe asthma


June 15th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): An Indian-origin researcher is investigating the use of CT (Computed Tomography) scanning for patients suffering from severe asthma.Dr Sumit Gupta, a postgraduate student at the University of Leicester, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Canadian citizen’s group to audit U.N. climate report


April 29th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto (Canada), Apr.29 (ANI): A leading global warming skeptic has recruited a group of concerned citizens to carry out a comprehensive audit of the U.N. climate report. Donna Laframboise of NoConsensus.org has ... Read more...

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First step towards developing personalised cancer treatments


April 15th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): Leading cancer researchers from around the world are working together to catalogue the genetic changes of the 50 most common cancers.They say it's the first step towards developing ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Algorithm to separate blood sample into different cell types and detect changes


March 8th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): A newly software could enable a common laboratory device to virtually separate a whole-blood sample into its different cell types and detect medically important gene-activity changes specific to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UKs first baby to be free from breast cancer gene due to be born next week


January 10th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, January 10 (ANI): Britains first baby to be from a potentially deadly breast cancer gene is due to be born next week, and doctors are hoping that the child will ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Unigo.com helps you choose college that match


September 20th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
A free of charge website created by a team-workers of 18 full-time editors, 300 on-campus interns, and more than 15,000 students last year. Unigo.com is now the world's largest resource on 225 ... Read more...

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Digital archive created for 337 Egyptian tombs


May 9th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by admin
Amsterdam, May 9 (ANI): Dutch Egyptologists have created a digital archive for each of the 337 Mastaba tombs from ancient Egypt, in a CD-ROM called the Mastabase, which will make research ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Indian-origin scientist sheds new light on gene research


March 27th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by admin
London , Mar 27(ANI): A new study by an Indian-origin researcher has questioned some of the mechanisms underlying a new class of drugs based on gene silencing.Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Good Samaritans’ content as reliable as registered Wikipedia users


November 14th, 2007 - 2:27 am ICT by admin
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